Clean-water advocate Christopher Swain said, "The poop was expected" after emerging from the water.
A pair of swans have been spotted on the polluted Gowanus Canal this week.
The Department of Environmental Protection named 14 possible locations for two underground sewage tanks.
The Lightstone Group has agreed to conduct cleanup work along the polluted Gowanus Canal.
Residents are concerned pollution in and around Newtown Creek could release toxins during construction.
The pool would use water that typically becomes sewage that overflows into the filthy creek.
Once a dumping ground for industrial waste, the polluted canal is seeing new life. Here's how to explore.
The EPA proposal for cleaning up the Gowanus Canal could close the "Double D" pool, locals worry.
The 2.5-mile Gowanus Challenge is open to canoes and other human-powered watercraft.
The bleeding dolphin was seen swimming in the Gowanus Friday afternoon.
The cleanup of the polluted canal is expected to cost about a half billon dollars and take until 2022.
The woman was sent to Methodist Hospital. Her condition was not immediately known.
The EPA has started to remove soil at the Jewett White Lead Company superfund site in Port Richmond.
The current cleanup has potentially dangerous health effects, advocates and scientists warn.
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